TECH COURSES THAILAND We’ve had a hectic and busy months December 2015 and January 2016. The year started good. We have had tech courses for people from all over the world in our shop. Edward from Singapore, Flip from Holland/Singapore, Dimitri from Belgium, Johan from Germany, Tham from Singapore,Gregory from Holland, Sjon and Ellen from […]

SSI Extended Range instructor Xovers I take great pleasure introducing a handful of SSI Extended Range instructor candidates to the Thailand Diving community. What’s so exciting about this program? It is a totally revamped, 100% digital and truly interactive program, where the diver does most study from their smart device or even phone, including knowledge […]

CCR JJ Cave course in November and December 2015. CCR cavern, intro to cave, Full Cave and  CCR Cave to 60 meters From Mid November Marco Carraro was here to do his CCR JJ Cave course and CCR JJ Cave Trimix Course. The viz was better than usual in Sra Keow, there is a new […]

SSI XR Cavern course in Thailand We have just finished the SSI XR Cavern course. Its the end of a 3-day intense Beta-testing our brand new SSI XR Cavern course program, deploying 3 out of 4 generic configurations; ccr, sidemount and twinset. Showing the compatibility of each system and universality in emergency situations. Well done Paul, Claus, Lassi […]

DPV Stage Cave | Blue Label Diving Three divers slosh through the Thai Jungle. Their rock boots sink in the dirt under the weight of their gear – a cylinder in either hand, a dive harness, and a host of technology designed to push the limits of human exploration. Lighting the way with their torches, they come […]

Dive Torch review by Ben Reymenants – Underwater Light Dude   I destroy things. Not because I like to, just because my job poses high demands towards equipment. As a ccr cave instructor trainer, I live like a coal-miner; most of the week in the outback and every day underground. If there’s one thing I […]

Blue Label Diving Instructor: Benoit Capitaine Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero Seize the day, the time to act for the future is now Benoit Capitaine was born near the cold waters of Brittany, France. He remembers being inspired by Cousteau’s “Calypso’s Adventures”. He took to the water like a kid with a dream, first […]

SSI Instructor Crossover Course – Blue Label Diving I’ve come to expect nothing but the best from Blue Label Diving and my SSI Instructor Crossover course with Por Parasu Komaradat was no exception. Many Instructor Development Courses (IDCs) take just a few days to churn out unqualified instructors who will, likely, not be able to […]

A Comparison of Sidemount Bungee Systems Diving sidemount has several advantages over back-mounted configurations, one of which is the use of sidemount bungee systems to secure tanks. Tank valves secured by sidemount bungee systems can be pushed away when they must be manipulated and hold tanks tight to a diver’s body at other times. Several types […]

Protected Marine Wildlife in Thailand Divers are taught early that it is not okay to disturb Marine Wildlife. Ignoring this rule can harm organisms, divers, and entire ecosystems. This not only ruins dive sites for others, but adds to the destruction of the Earth’s oceans by human activities. Thailand has enacted laws to enforce this […]